or la·ti·na

[luh-tee-nuh, la-]


of or relating to females of Latin-American descent: My mother is Latina.She will be the company’s first Latina CEO.


a woman of Latin-American descent.

Compare Hispanic.

Origin of Latina

< American Spanish, feminine of latino Latino Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a city in W central Italy, in Lazio: built as a planned town in 1932 on reclaimed land of the Pontine Marshes. Pop: 107 898 (2001)Former name (until 1947): Littoria
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